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    US senators predict ?veto-proof?
    Jul24

    US senators predict ?veto-proof?

    WASHINGTON: Two US senators said on Sunday they believe that legislation that allows for new sanctions against Russia would pass with enough votes to override any potential veto by US President Donald Trump. Republicans and Democrats reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea in a bill that...

    Trump may sign bill to toughen Russian sanctions
    Jul24

    Trump may sign bill to toughen Russian sanctions

    HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: The White House said today President Trump supports the bill working its way through Congress to toughen sanctions on Russia for meddling in last year’s election and for its military aggression in Syria and Ukraine. The bill, which also contains new sanctions for Iran and North Korea, would...

    Two Ukraine Officials Arrested in Absentia in Russia Over Admiral’s Prosecution
    Jul24

    Two Ukraine Officials Arrested in Absentia in Russia Over Admiral’s Prosecution

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian court has authorized arrest in absentia of Ruslan Kravchenko, the prosecutor at the Chief Military Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine (PGO) and Vadim Priymachok, PGO’s investigator, over illegal criminal prosecution of Russian Black Sea Fleet Commander Adm. Aleksandr Vitko, the spokeswoman said. “The Basmanny...

    Russia to blame for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine, special U.S. envoy says
    Jul24

    Russia to blame for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine, special U.S. envoy says

    The new U.S. special envoy on Ukraine said Sunday that Russia is responsible for the “hot war” in the country’s east, after fresh clashes between … …read more Source: The Japan...

    White House says Trump is open to signing legislation on Russia sanctions: Report
    Jul24

    White House says Trump is open to signing legislation on Russia sanctions: Report

    (Credit: AP/Alex Brandon) After a Senate and House leaders reached an agreement on a bill expected to impose harsher sanctions on Russia, the White House said on Sunday that President Donald Trump would be open to signing the legislation, according to Reuters. Republicans and Democrats reached a deal for new sanctions to be placed on Russia, Iran...

    White House says open to legislation toughening Russia sanctions
    Jul24

    White House says open to legislation toughening Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON: The White House said on Sunday it was open to legislation toughening sanctions on Russia as momentum increased in the US Congress for stronger action against Moscow.Two US senators said they believe the legislation that allows for new sanctions against Russia would pass with enough votes to override a veto should US President Donald...

    Russia behind Ukraine hot war: US envoy
    Jul24

    Russia behind Ukraine hot war: US envoy

    The new US special envoy on Ukraine said yesterday that Russia is responsible for the “hot war” in the country’s east, after fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed rebels.Kurt Volker, who was appointed this month as the State Department’s special representative for negotiations to end more than three years of...

    White House Indicates Trump Would Sign New Sanctions Bill
    Jul24

    White House Indicates Trump Would Sign New Sanctions Bill

    WASHINGTON — The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. Lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as...

    Russia to blame for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: US envoy
    Jul23

    Russia to blame for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: US envoy

    KIEV: Russian aggression is to blame for violence in eastern Ukraine, where people are dying in what should be seen as a “hot war” rather than a “frozen conflict”, the US special envoy to the Ukraine peace talks said on a visit to Ukraine on Sunday. Kurt Volker, a former US ambassador to Nato, was appointed to his current role on July 7 to help...

    Russia sanctions bill that defies Trump is set for key vote
    Jul23

    Russia sanctions bill that defies Trump is set for key vote

    WASHINGTON — The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. Lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as...